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it was $8.5 million went into rehabbing and spiffing up this border patrol station on the border of canada there. well now, apparently, a senator, democrat in montana says you know what? let's just close this thing down now because the canadians don't really have any interest in helping us out with this whole border patrol station. let's close it down. we spent that money. no big deal. >> the problem -- ok, so here's the problem, we were -- all those stimulus dollars, 23 million going to improve at some of these border patrol crossings. border stations, ports as they call them. to spend $8 million on the way we highlighted on the map, white tail is in a rural area. it's predominantly used by farmers but it's crazy that they would start spending $8 million on it. nobody ever picked up the phone and said hey, canada, we're going to spend $8 million on our side. what are you going to do? had they picked up the phone, they would have found out canada would have said you are? we're closing our side which effectively, we close our side as well. >> this is another example of the president being
by the northeast. have you heard about this before making landfall in canada as a tropical storm. in its wake, pounding surf but mostly sunny skies. the real damage left by this storm may be its economic impact. jennifer davis is live in new orleans or rather orleans, massachusetts. jennifer, good to see you. business bouncing back here? >> hi there, rick. they sure hope. so it is a picture-perfect day on cape cape cod. blue skies, sunny, 80-degree weather. except not everyone is here that would be on a typical labor day weekend. no question there was but a few hundred people that lost power and very minor flooding. biggest hit was to questions like the orleans inn here. typically this would be a huge weekend for them. there is no question though owner ed moss says they have taken a hit. here is what he said. >> we are always 100% booked. today we do have rooms available. it is beautiful. we do have people coming in last-minute reservations. but we have never before had a labor day where we weren't totally booked. >> ed says typically they are 100% booked on labor day. rye now he put them at
people addicted to facebook. the study at canada's york university found people with very high self-interests are more on pace book. they self-promote. put their entire lives, even the most significant parts. all on public display. the study documented 100 chronic facebook users and labeled them insecure and narcissistic. >> we took a step back and said this person is literally posting every single thing they are doing online. you have to sort of question why, you know. why are they doing that? obviously you are getting something out of it. >> who is facebooking this morning? josh levs. facebooking. obsessed with his updates. where is our rob marciano? oh. rob marciano, facebooking. imagine that. what insignificant information are you put our page? >> you know, i'm looking at the insignificant things other people put on the -- no. i love this. it is wonderful stuff. oh. nice. >> josh just looks liking at himself. >> josh loves this photo. he enjoys that photo very much. goodness. >> thumbs up on that pic, josh. >> okay. as josh continues to look at himself and see how handsome he is
. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could fix the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks which ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no act that is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at membersproject.com. [ animals calling ] ♪ [ pop ] [ man ] ♪ well, we get along ♪ yeah, we really do - ♪ and there's nothing wrong - [ bird squawks ] ♪ with what i feel for you ♪ i could hang around till the leaves are brown and the summer's gone ♪ [ announcer ] when you're no
assembly, which will be held this fall in montreal, canada, where we hope to make our work toward strengthening international standards for aviation security into an actual resolution of the international community and applicable to the entire system. i think it is also important to note that in addition to the organization, the airline industry and air carriers themselves have been with us every step of the way. we have collaborated closely with the united states and international airlines and airports trade associations. we have met with airline ceo's. we met with him shortly after christmas day to explain -- to talk about what security needed to go into place right away. i personally met with all of these leaders and i have also met with the heads of the international air traveler association and also with the ata and they have voiced strong support for the coordinated international approach that we have begun and that will be expressed, we hope, this fall at the general assembly. i think that through that, it is clear that our potential for collaboration goes beyond counterter
of canada to be divert to do sweden after claiming her ex had a bomb on board with him. a swat team seized the man as they evacuated the plane who was later released. police are looking for the woman behind the hoax. wouldn't be that tough if you know who the ex-girlfriend is. >>> president obama waking up in albuquerque, new mexico. he tries to get young democrats motivated to vote in november. kelly wright has more on that. >> good morning. you guys know that the president is trying to do all that he can to keep the democrats in the majority, but he realizes it will be no slam dunk. i refer to basketball, the game the president dearly loves to play. he realizes that the republicans have pulled out a full court press on the democrats by showing up big at the primaries. if that trend continues, then the republicans could possibly win the house and possibly even the senate. having said that, the president realizes that it could come down to the final buzzer or major upset. because the president is hoping to ignite a key part of his base, the youth vote. will begin in albuquerque, making thr
. >> steve: right. meanwhile, u.s. homeland security secretary janet napolitano is in montreal, canada to urge the international community to heighten security efforts and it's great we would have her on a breaking news day. good morning to you, may dam secretary. >> good morning. >> steve: how credible is this threat and what is the united states doing to help them? >> well, as director clapper said yesterday, we're not going to comment on specific threats except to say that we're constantly in contact with our allyies on a variety of threats and to make sure that we remain safe, both in the homeland and western interests abroad because al-qaeda is a determined adversary. >> brian: i think that the american people deserve an explanation and just to be updated, don't you think, could you tell us first off, are we included in this so-called alleged coordinated attack? >> well, without, again, commenting on specific threats, we are constantly active in a pro-active way to protect the american people and to protect interests around the globe. one of the reasons i'm here in montreal, for e
to get in the trenches. i think what jeffrey canada is doing. but we've got to make that live in the public schools. we've got to bring the teachers, everybody in. with randi weingarten tomorrow, we've got to find common ground. >> including charter schools. >> including charter schools. >> you're exactly right. this is not about cherry picking charter schools and making them successful, making them an oasis in the middle of the desert. we have to figure out what's working in harlem with zucker. how do we take that from the public charter schools and get them into the public schools? >> you will never get all the students into the charter school. where you have parents sitting around waiting to hit the lotto on their kid's education, somewhere to bring that to all of america. i think that's what the president's vision was. >> willie, you talked about finland and make all the finland jokes you want. teachers are in the top 10% of paid professionals. until we elevate teachers, nothing else matters. it's a simple business solution. >> you can't do it by just attacking them. >> go
. shep special. we circumnavigated hurricane earl. we sailed up to canada and maine. we missed it by about 500 miles on the way down. then we had to cross the water, 36-foot waves, waves higher than my house! >> oh, my gosh. >> was it like a perfect storm? >> peter: even though the waves were 36 feet, i had to make a t to the breakfast buffet. >> brian: what cruise line was that. >> peter: celebrity cruise. >> brian: they did a good job? >> peter: they did. it was fun. we were on the summit. >> meanwhile, we have headlines for you. we begin with a severe weather alert. tropical storm hermine is bringing heavy rain and strong wind to southern texas. flood and tornado watches are in effect for several counties. the storms crossed into the state earlier this morning after battering northeast mexico. it could dump up to a foot of rain in some parts of texas. folks as far north as kansas could feel the effects. another alert. wild fire near boulder, colorado is forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. firefighters cannot save their own property, burning four of their hom
republican canada has said that social security, which guarantees your parents' retirement, is a "horrible policy." probably 20 members of the republicans running for congress go around saying over and over again that it's as if -- social security as a ponzi scheme. jo miller has said that unemployment benefits are not constitutionally authorized. we should in social security. my personal favorite, kentucky republican candidates ran the paul -- rand paul opposes the fair housing act any said that the other civil-rights acts were unnecessary and should be open for discussion or revision. all right and was the balance the budget not by repealing tax cuts on the wealthy like president clinton did, but by increasing taxes on the middle class, while phasing out social security and medicare. some republicans are broaching the idea of considering a rewrite of the 14th amendment's of the constitution, the amendment passed by congress in honor of the assassinated president abraham lincoln, the first republican to be president of the united states. one of those republicans who ventured that idea is
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